Melissa E. Hayslip Woodgeard, 52, of Wilmington, Ohio died 8:45 PM, Monday, January 9, 2012 at Miami Valley Hospital. Her husband, Jeremiah D. Woodgeard, preceded her in death November 26, 1985. They were married July 3, 1977. Ms. Woodgeard was born November 30, 1959 in Wilmington, Ohio, daughter of Janet Howell Hayslip of Wilmington, Ohio and the late Otis Hayslip. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Jerri (Doug Valentine) Woodgeard of Wilmington, Ohio; her siblings, Gwen (James) Marsh of Junction City, Kansas , Trieva (Craig) Dawley of Blanchester, Ohio, Brenda (Bob) Cox of Wilmington, Ohio, and Doug (Roxie) Howell of Wilmington, Ohio; three grandchildren, Hailee M. Woodgeard, Samantha G. Valentine, and Audrey N. Valentine; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and father, her daughter, Janet M. Woodgeard preceded her in death December 22, 2011.
Friends may call from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday, January 13, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177 to assist with funeral expenses.